APCD Hearing Board Agenda – October 5, 2016

October 5, 2016

Agenda and Public Notice

9:30 a.m. – Call to Order – Roll Call
Administration of Oath to Participants
Approval of minutes of the September 7, 2016 meeting
Requests for continuance or addition of Ex-Agenda items
Announcements/Staff Reports
Public Comment Period

Public Hearings

1)            Case No. – 2016-27-R – Venoco, LLC.. 6267 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, CA 93013
(See PetitionStaff Report and Draft Variance)
(See Final Variance)

Hearing – To consider an application by Venoco, LLC. submitted on September 7, 2016 for a Modification of the Final Compliance Date of Regular Variance No. 2015-32-R.  The Petitioner is requesting continued relief from District Rule 206, Condition 9.C.17 of Part 70/Permit to Operate 7904.  In addition, the Petitioner is also seeking relief from Rule 206, Conditions 9.C.18 and 9.C.19.  The Petitioner operates the equipment described in the Petition at the Ellwood Onshore Facility (EOF) located approximately 14 miles west of the City of Santa Barbara, California.

Administrative Agenda

Approved by vote on one motion.  These items read only on request of Hearing Board members.  The following Variance Orders have been approved by the Air Pollution Control District Hearing Board.  These orders are available for inspection and reproduction during normal business hours at the office of the Air Pollution Control District, 260 North San Antonio Rd., Suite A, Santa Barbara, California 93110.

A-1)      Case No. – 2016-28-E – ExxonMobil Production Company, 12000 Calle Real, Goleta, CA  93117

On September 15, 2016 Hearing Board member Donald Ward approved an Emergency Variance for the period of September 15, 2016 through October 14, 2016.  Said variance provides relief from District Rules 359.D.1.a and 206, Condition 9.C.2(b)(iv) of Part 70/Permit to Operate 8092 and allows for operation of Petitioner’s Thermal Oxidizer (A-803) over the 239ppm H2S flaring limit so that the vessels can be brought to a preserved state.

Adjourn